Confirmation and Reception

On Sunday, October 9, 2016 Bishop Tom Ely will visit Christ Church, Montpelier leading liturgy and preaching at both Sunday services.  At 10:00AM on October 9th, Bishop Tom will confirm and receive five people into the Episcopal Church: Coleman Bingham and Brynn Bushey will be confirmed; Melinda Carr, Sarah Hofmann, and Elizabeth Slayton will be…

“Doing God’s Work in the Neighborhood”

 On October 2nd, we kicked off our fall stewardship drive entitled “Doing God’s Work in the Neighborhood.”  The theme of this year’s stewardship invitation came about through the diligent prayer and discernment of this year’s creative stewardship team.  As we look toward 2017 and beyond, we at Christ Church are feeling even more compelled to…

Youth and Family News

BOB Drive (Bag of Basics) On October 16th immediately following the 10:00 AM Service, we will walk to Rite Aid Pharmacy to help our children select basic (unscented if possible) necessities for this year’s drive. Last year, we helped collect thousands of donated items that were then distributed to local nonprofit agencies. Let’s do it…

Musical Events and Opportunities

Shape Note Singing:  Are you curious about shape note singing and the hymnal called the Sacred Harp?  There will be singing from this early American tradition every second Sunday, from 2:00- 5:00PM in the Taplin, starting this afternoon!  No experience necessary, loaner books available.  See Lynnette for more information. Another opportunity for singers is the…

Social Justice Events and Opportunities

Central Vermont Refugee Action Network is a newly formed group, dedicated to making our local communities welcoming, viable, and safe places for refugees to visit, work and live.  We work in cooperation with the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program. We have begun bringing groups of both newly arrived and established refugees living in the Burlington area…

Worship and Liturgy News & Events:

Worship Committee Meeting: The Worship Committee will meet on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 6:30PM in the administrative offices.  If you are interested in learning more about the Worship Committee, please feel welcomed to attend.  Lay Eucharistic Ministry:  Are you interested in serving as a Lay Eucharistic Minister during Sunday services? Folks who serve in…

“Doing God’s Work in the Neighborhood

Today we kick off our fall stewardship drive entitled “Doing God’s Work in the Neighborhood.”  The theme of this year’s stewardship invitation came about through the diligent prayer and discernment of this year’s creative stewardship team.  As we look toward 2017 and beyond, we at Christ Church are feeling even more compelled to continue serving…

Lay Eucharistic Ministry

Are you interested in serving as a Lay Eucharistic Minister during Sunday services? Folks who serve in this ministry lead prayers of the people, help to set the Altar, and administer the wine/chalice during communion.  This ministry is both rewarding and enjoyable!  If you would like to explore this ministry possibility, please speak with Steamer…

Stand Up for Racial Justice

“Waking Up White“….SURJ (Stand Up for Racial Justice) members & others are invited to participate in a four-session community conversation beginning Monday Sept. 19, discussing the book Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving (2014).  The author is a racial justice educator who was born into a white New England family in 1960…

August 20, 2017 at 4:00 pm the Third Annual Hymn Sing:  The Worship Committee will sponsor the Christ Church Annual Hymn Sing on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 4:00PM in the Memorial Garden.  Marjorie Strong, Organist from Church of the Good Shepherd and Christ Church’s Nancy Smith will be our instrumentalists.  Summer potluck dinner to follow.  You’re invited to bring something to share for dinner. Come on out in fun and fellowship, singing joyfully in the summer afternoon air!